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warehouse consultantsWarehouse ConsultantsOur specialist and highly experienced Warehouse and Distribution Centre Consultants all have significant Operational and Management experience prior to joining Gideon Hillman Consulting, a corporate member of UKWA (UK Warehousing Association) the leaders in Warehouse Consulting.

The warehouse and logistics team are highly expert in reviewing current process and operations and developing solutions for all areas of Materials Handling; Procurement, Warehouse and Inventory Management including, Tactical Stock Locations; Picking processes; Inventory Control and Demand Planning; Vendor Support Operations; Warehouse Performance and Cost Measurement with specific expertise in e-fulfilment operations.

All our analysis and solutions specific to your requirements are presented with clear and concise rationale and where appropriate costed and tested. The team (and client) also benefit from the company’s in-house CAD facilities for warehouse layouts, racking configuration, automation and MHE and logistics resource planning.

"The final presentation and proposals exceeded our expectations and provided us with a comprehensive overview of suggested warehouse layout designs, material flow routes, storage system options and projected equipment costs. More importantly it has provided us with the 'peace of mind' that the proposed new facility enables us to optimise space utilisation and meets our requirements in terms of anticipated organic growth". 
Managing Director - Technology Supplies Ltd

 Logistics Resource Planning

We regularly work with our clients in establishing:

  • New Build design and re-configuration of existing warehouse, picking and distribution facilities
  • Optimised facility design/ layout, handling practices and workflows.
  • Warehouse and inventory management techniques to optimise workflow and costs.
  • Cost to serve, travel times and pick rate modelling to support the optimised layouts
  • KPI development and Performance Management
  • Automation and Materials Handling Systems design and development.
  • Tactical stock location(s) and picking strategies.
  • Improved demand forecasting to allow for optimised inventories.
  • WMS Operational Requirements Specifications.
  • Optimised target inventories (holding cost vs. ordering cost vs. service).
  • Optimised distribution network design and appropriate cost modelling
  • Logistics Network and individual Distribution Centre capacity assessments
  • Vehicle fleet profiling and resource requirements aligned with DC and customer requirements
  • Implementation of Customs & Bonded (Excise) Warehouse facilities in accordance with HMRC procedures

"Gideon Hillman Consulting and the team there have been a terrific support throughout the entire project of getting the UK Fulfilment Centre up and running. The timelines we had were very tight, but they worked tirelessly with us to select the right providers to deliver the right solutions that we were looking for as a business to get this Fulfilment Centre up and running. Throughout the process they worked with us through the ups and down, we had some challenges along the way, but our Project Manager, Phillip Beckham, was available 24/7 to help us to get the Fulfilment Centre up and running. We thoroughly enjoyed working with GH and I look forward to working with them again in the future".
VP UK Operations - Bodybuilding.com

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See also: Warehouse Design, Layout & MHE Planning

See also: Warehouse Management and Inventory Optimisation

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Gideon Hillman Consulting Limited is registered in England and Wales.
Company Registration No: 6593700. Registered office at Highdown House, 11 Highdown Road, Leamington Spa, CV31 1XT. UK
A supply chain and logistics specialist with knowledge of production contingency plans, warehouse layout and material storage

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